ERIC Number: EJ363290
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Divorce Child Custody Disputes.
Houlgate, Laurence D.
Journal of Divorce, v10 n3-4 p15-26 Spr-Sum 1987
Examines ethical issues in making policy decisions regarding divorce child custody disputes. Suggests dilemma occurs when legislator must decide between discretionary standard promoting best interest of child and nondiscretionary arbitrary assignment of custody. Advocates normative analysis of various types of dispute-settling processes and canvass of standards allowing for automatic, nonarbitrary settling of disputes between contending parents. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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